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How Facebook develops it's rules
01/27/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut
For the first time, Facebook has given scientists direct access to its internal decision-making bodies. The results of this pilot study have now been published.
Nanomaterials fight cancer cells
01/27/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering — IWT
Scientists have succeeded in specifically combating cancer cells in mice. For this purpose, the research team used nano-sized particles paired with an immunotherapy.
Leibniz Open Topics 2020
01/24/2020 · Leibniz Association
Take the stage - find strong scientific partners in Germany to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals!
Electronic skin for robotic systems
01/23/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden
Magnetic sensors could open the path towards the development of electronic skin.
Hope for endangered rhinos
01/22/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
The creation of a third embryo through artificial insemination marks a crucial milestone in the race to save the northern white rhino from imminent and irreversible extinction.
Determining natural products more accurately
01/21/2020 · Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie
Many drugs are derived from natural products. However, identification of potential drug candidates is a challenge. A new method now simplifies the analysis.
Quality standards for data in nano safety
01/21/2020 · FIZ Karlsruhe - Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure
Nanoparticles can be found today in almost all areas of work and life. To make their application safer, a project is developing quality standards for research data.
X-ray eye in space celebrates 20 years
01/20/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
20 years ago, the XMM-Newton space telescope started observing the X-ray sky. Scientists are now publishing new catalogues containing all X-ray detections since launch.
New tool simplifies genome analysis
01/20/2020 · IPK/IPB
The correct assembly of plant genomes can be hampered by a large amount of repetitive sequences. A new bioinformatics tool now facilitates the analysis.
Winners and losers of climate change
01/16/2020 · Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Presenting a new research approach, scientists hope to make faster and more reliable predictions regarding animal and plant species’ responses to global climate change.
What keeps couples together
01/16/2020 · German Primate Center - Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
Red titi monkeys are among the few mammals that live in pairs - with a clear distribution of roles. She pampers him, he takes care of the offspring and drives away attackers.
Wisdom of the crowd
01/15/2020 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
Collectively, environmental stakeholders are just as smart as scientific experts, as a study shows. Researchers advocate more systematic use of swarm intelligence.
Loss of microRNA leads to fibrosis
01/15/2020 · Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
Researchers have identified microRNA molecules that are responsible for the development of fibrosis and thus promote the progression of cancer.
In search of balance
01/09/2020 · Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research
In order to better harmonize agriculture and biodiversity, a new project is developing concepts for the protection of species in European agricultural landscapes.
Reforms against decay
01/08/2020 · Institute for the World Economy
25 years after its foundation, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is in a crisis. To prevent a collapse, and thus a loss of prosperity worldwide, it needs reform.
Land-use impacts biodiversity in the long-term
01/07/2020 · Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Changes from grassland to cropland that happened as long as 20 years ago impact the biodiversity of species inhabiting agroecosystems in the long-term, i.e. today.
Together you're less alone
01/07/2020 · German Primate Center - Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
Pair living plays a key role in the evolution of primates' social systems: as a stepping stone from solitary life to complex societies.
Urban skyglow suppresses melatonin
01/07/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
Even the low light intensities of urban skyglow are sufficient to suppress the nocturnal melatonin production and thus to disrupt our day-night rhythm.
Germans desire simplified tax system
01/07/2020 · ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
More than 90 per cent of Germans consider the tax system to be in need of simplification. However, there is no social consensus on what reform should look like.
01/06/2020 · Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin
Researchers have identified the mechanism responsible for resistance to artemisinin, currently the most important malaria drug.
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